Posts for category: Cashless Trends

Nov 20, 2018

Money20/20 Recap: The Future of Money is Now

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Cashless Trends

For years, Money20/20 has hung its hat on defining what the financial industry considers to be the “future” of money. For most of the recent past, this has encompassed themes such as increasing consumer adoption of new digital currency and mobile wallets, or emerging ecosystems linked to any form of online payments, and even hypothetical […]

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Oct 16, 2018

The Future of Payments : Goodbye Cash, Hello Virtual Payments!

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Cashless Trends

Remember the old saying, “Cash is KING?” Well, we are in a time where cash is really no longer king anymore and things like credit or debit cards, digital wallets and even apps are taking over the ways in which consumers pay today. If anything, cash has become a pain to deal with, regardless if […]

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Nov 7, 2017

THIS IS BIG….. How USAT’s Purchase of Cantaloupe Systems Will Create the First Holistic Enterprise Platform in Unattended Retail

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We are thrilled to announce that we have signed an agreement to acquire Cantaloupe Systems, long recognized as a like-minded innovator bringing smart and effective intelligence software to the vending, micro markets, and office coffee service industry. The acquisition enables us to combine Cantaloupe’s award-winning Logistics and vending intelligence technology with our market-leading payment platform […]

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Oct 19, 2017

USAT Talks “Cashless” with Cory Hewett of Gimme Technologies

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Cashless Trends

Today’s interview is with Cory Hewett, the CEO and founder of Gimme Technologies, the creator of an innovative vending technology solution that gives vending executives better sales, inventory and service data.   Q: Tell us about Gimme? Where did the name come from? Gimme is a technology company that builds award-winning iPad apps, cloud applications, server integrations, and patently unique wireless […]

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Aug 28, 2017

A Cashless Society Enabled by Smart Technology

Cashless Trends

Today’s post is by guest blogger, Beth Kotz. A new wave of digital disruption has generated momentous progress in payment technology. While the concept of a“cashless” society has generated a lot of buzz in recent years, we’re now seeing numerous platforms deliver secure contactless payment transactions – giving rise to an “Internet of Payment Things.”    […]

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Jun 1, 2017

Vending Machines – Not Just for Candy Anymore

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Cashless Trends

It is so exciting to watch how the unattended retail market (and vending in general) has transformed in the past year,  and is now reaching new levels of cool. Everything from luxury cars, to makeup, headphones and Snapchat Spectacles and now band merchandise can be found with increasing regularity in vending machines. It goes to show […]

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Apr 25, 2017

USAT Hosted the First Annual USAT Retail Round Table at NAMA OneShow

Cashless Trends

USAT Kicked off the 2017 NAMA OneShow in Vegas by hosting the first annual USAT Retail Round Table, a discussion of how the vending business is paving the way for retail to embrace technology by way of mobile payments, advertising opportunities, and digital displays. Our panel, kindly sponsored by Chase, and Grab and Go, consisted […]

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Oct 12, 2016

Everything is Connected – How to Generate Revenue with IoT

Cashless Trends

I recently had the opportunity to participate on a panel at CTIA Super Mobility Conference, the everything wireless event, held every year in Las Vegas. My panel “How to Generate Revenue with IoT” included executives Karl Burns of T-Mobile, Joel Urano of  Modas Systems and was moderated by Bill Rom of 151 Advisors. We talked […]

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Sep 29, 2016

Toasting FreshBrew on National Coffee Day

Cashless Trends

Grab a cup a Joe and inhale the smell of morning, today is National Coffee Day and to celebrate, we are toasting FreshBrew with our daily cup! FreshBrew is a national specialty coffee roaster that is working with us to upgrade all of their unattended machines to best leverage USAT’s cashless payments platform. The company […]

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Aug 5, 2016

USA Tech Stories: Featuring Chris Mixon of AT&T

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We recently caught up with Chris Mixon, ‎Industrial IoT Business Development Manager  of AT&T, to get his thoughts on the evolution of mobile payments in the unattended retail industry. As things are progressing in unattended retail, Chris sees mobile payments becoming more prominent thanks in part to the millennial generation. He continued to say,  “Things […]

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